eligibility & timing


Current Magnet Board members may not be nominated. Former Board members are eligible for nomination. Nominees must be between the ages of 22 and 40. Nominees must live or work in the state of Wisconsin.


Nominations Open: Feb 5, 2018

Nominations Close: April 15th, 2018

Finalists Announced: May 1st, 2018

Public Voting: May 1st - May 31st 2018

Winners Announced: At the 2018 Charity Fete

nomination & selection


Professionals may nominate themselves or be nominated by a peer. All nominated individuals will receive an email once entries close to notify them that they have been nominated for the award.

All nominees will receive 1v1 invitations to attend the event in June.


Upon nominations closing, 5 finalists will be selected for each category by the Madison Magnet Board of Directors via blind majority vote. Once 5 finalists of each category is chosen they will be announced by Blog on the Madison Magnet website and via a Facebook album.

Finalists will be voted upon by our 2018 Charity Fete Sponsors and the general public via social media voting (likes, shares and comments on Facebook and Instagram) which will count for 15% of the finalists overall score. 


Winners will be invited to the Madison Magnet Charity Fete where they will be announced. Winners will have the opportunity to give a short speech, will be featured on Madison Magnet website, and all press articles covering the event. Winners will have the opportunity to participate in a Professional Development event of their choosing as a keynote speaker. Winners will receive a free year membership to Magnet, a customized trophy and a special gift.